Sara Young

Sara Young

Lecturer of Spanish
New Cabell Hall 466
Office Hours:
M/W from 9:50-10:50am


M.A., Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures, concentration in Hispanic Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (2013)

M.A.T., concentration in Secondary Education (6-12), James Madison University (2009)

B.A., Modern Foreign Language, concentration in Spanish, minors in Pre-Professional Secondary Education and Teaching English as a Second Language, James Madison University (2008)

Research Interests

Methodologies of Second Language Acquisition


University of Virginia (2016-Present)

SPAN 1060: Accelerated Elementary Spanish

Elon University (2014-2016)

  • SPAN 122: Elementary Spanish II
  • SPAN 124: Intensive Elementary Spanish I and II
  • SPAN 121: Elementary Spanish I

Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute (2014, 2016)

  • RW 450: Reading and Writing 450
  • GLS 350: Grammar, Listening, and Speaking 350
  • GLS 150: Grammar, Listening, and Speaking 150
  • Beginning Conversation Spanish (online)

Other Teaching Experience (2009-2011)

  • High School Spanish Teacher: Spanish 1 - AP

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Modern Language Association